City Directories and History: 1922/23 – Ralph Armstrong
This was the long-term home of the Mauldin family of Rock Hill, the owners of the Rock Hill Coca-Cola franchise. Mr. Wm. Mark Mauldin and his son, Mr. William M. Mauldin Jr., for years operated the bottling company in Rock Hill. The Mauldin family has contributed significantly to the history and cultural affairs of the region.
Mr. and Mrs. Mark Mauldin, Sr., married Mamie Williams, daughter of Horace Manual Williams and Margaret Frances Bruce Williams, on February 11, 1904 in Flowery Branch, Hall County, Georgia. They were the parents of at least six children: Frederick Cecil Williams; Margaret Frances Williams; William Mark “Billy” Mauldin, Jr.; Mary Louise Mauldin; Elizabeth “Betty” Mauldin; and Ann Bruce “Brucie” Mauldin-Faircloth.
The Rock Hill Record of Nov. 26, 1908 – reported that, “Mr. W.M. Molden (Mauldin), of Gainesville, Ga., has purchased the Coke Cola Plant in this city and expects to come her about Jan. 1st. Mr. Snyder will have charge of management of the plant.”
Also see the Mauldin’s Oakland Avenue home site.
Click on the More Information > link found below the picture column for additional data or pictures. Also click on Laurelwood Cemetery Tours for his grave site.
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